Parliamentary Service Act 2000

Version as at 28 October 2021

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Parliamentary Service Act 2000

Public Act
2000 No 17
Date of assent
27 June 2000
see section 2

The Parliamentary Counsel Office has made editorial and format changes to this version using the powers under subpart 2 of Part 3 of the Legislation Act 2019.

Note 4 at the end of this version provides a list of the amendments included in it.

This Act is administered by the Parliamentary Service.


3AMeaning of publish in sections 3B and 3C
3BMeaning of funding entitlements for parliamentary purposes
3CApportionment of funding for election advertisement or referendum advertisement published both before and during regulated period
3DOpinion given by Electoral Commission may be taken into account in determining whether advertisement is election advertisement
3EInterpretation of determinations and directions under Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013
4Purposes of this Act
5Act to bind the Crown
6Parliamentary Service
7Principal duties of Parliamentary Service
8Services and administration of funding in accordance with Members of Parliament (Remuneration and Services) Act 2013, determinations and directions, etc
9Other functions of Parliamentary Service
9AApplication of section 9C to electoral candidates [Repealed]
9BSpeaker may give directions for provision of services and funding for parliamentary purposes in relation to certain electoral candidates [Repealed]
9CProvision of services and funding for parliamentary purposes in relation to certain electoral candidates [Repealed]
9DSpeaker to take into account advice and recommendations of Commission [Repealed]
10Chief Executive of Parliamentary Service
11Principal responsibilities of Chief Executive
12Further provisions relating to Parliamentary Service
13Parliamentary Service Commission
14Functions of Parliamentary Service Commission
15Membership of Commission during term of Parliament
16Chairperson of Commission
17Vacation of office by nominated or appointed members
18Membership of Parliamentary Service Commission between Parliaments
19Further provisions relating to Commission
20Establishment of committee to review annual appropriations
21Work of review committee
22Report by committee
23Parliament grounds
24Leased premises in Bowen House
25House of Representatives may add land to parliamentary precincts
26Parliamentary precincts under control of Speaker
27Parliamentary Corporation
28Functions of Parliamentary Corporation
29Membership of Parliamentary Corporation
30Specific powers of Parliamentary Corporation
31No borrowing power
32Further provisions relating to Parliamentary Corporation
33Deputy Speaker may act as Speaker
34Delegation of powers by Speaker
35Status of delegations
35ARecovery of amounts paid outside entitlements to funding for parliamentary purposes
36Amendment to Ombudsmen Act 1975
37Amendment to Higher Salaries Commission Act 1977
38Amendment to Official Information Act 1982
39Amendment to Public Finance Act 1989